Curiculum Vitae: Saied Dai RP, NEAC

Selected Exhibitions

2017

Joint exhibition with Charlotte Sorapure at Brian Sinfield Gallery, Burford

2016

Lynn Painter Stainers Prize Exhibition

Columbia Threadneedle Prize Exhibition

Brian Sinfied Gallery

2015

Toronto Art Fair, with Messum’s

2014

Messum’s Gallery, Cork Street, London

Brian Sinfield Gallery, Burford, Mixed Show

Toronto Art Fair, with Messum’s

2013 – 2016

National Portrait Gallery, B.P Portrait Award Exhibition

2013

Dame Monica Mason portrait commission, for National Portrait Gallery

2012

Brian Sinfield Gallery, Burford, Mixed Show

2011

Messum’s Gallery, Cork Street, London, Solo Show

Pure Gold: 50 Years of the Federation of British Artists, Mall Galleries, London

2010

The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London

Royal West of England Academy, Open Exhibition, invited Artist

The Magic and Poetry of Everyday Life, Messum’s Gallery, London

Brian Sinfield Gallery, Burford, mixed exhibition

2009 – 2018

The New English Art Club, Mall Galleries, London

2009

Brian Sinfield Gallery, Burford, Solo Show

2009

Frost and Reed, London, Three Man Show

Brian Sinfield Gallery, Burford, mixed exhibition

2008

Anthony Hepworth Fine Art, Bath, mixed exhibition

Alan Kluckow Fine Art, Sunningdale, Berkshire, Three Man Show

Girton College, Cambridge, Peoples Portrait Collection

Quest Gallery, Bath, Solo Exhibition

Royal Society of Portrait Painters, The Prince of Wales Drawing School Award for Portrait Drawing

2006

Holburne Museum, Bath, The Holburne Dukes Portrait Prize Exhibition

Petley Fine Art, Cork Street, London, Solo Show

National Portrait Gallery, Selection of work from the Royal Society of

Portrait Painters Exhibition (Winner of Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture)

2005 – 2009

Petley Fine Art, Cork Street, London, mixed exhibitions

2005

Petley Fine Art, Cork Street, London, Solo Show

2004

The Holburne Contemporary Portrait Prize Exhibition, Holburne Museum, Bath

2000 – 2018

Royal Society of Portrait Painters

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London (regular exhibitor)

2000 – 2016

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London (regular exhibitor)

2000

National Portrait Gallery, Selection of work from the Royal Society of Portrait Paintersß

Miscellaneous

2014

Winner of Changing Faces Prize, Royal Society of Portrait Painters

2009

Elected to The New English Art Club

2007

The Prince of Wales Drawing School Award, for Portrait Drawing, Royal Society of Portrait Painters

2006

Winner of Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture, Royal Society of Portrait Painters

2004

Elected to The Royal Society of Portrait Painters, London

2002

BBC Documentary on Elizabeth 1 (Great Britons series), 35 pieces of artwork

Works in Private Collections & Portrait Commissions

  • Portrait Commission, for The Mercers Company, London
  • Dame Carol Black, for Newnham College Cambridge
  • Dame Monica Mason, for National Portrait Gallery
  • Dame Stephanie Shirley, Philanthropist, for Balliol College Oxford
  • The Very Reverend Christopher Lewis, Dean of Christchurch College, Oxford
  • Major Charles Marriot, Yeoman to the Queens Body Guard
  • Sir Christopher Frayling (Chairman of The Arts Council, and Rector of The Royal College of Art, London)
  • Jonathan Stedall (Documentary Film Maker)
  • Brian Sewell
  • The Hon. Lord Adeane
  • Sir Sidney Mason F.S.V.A

Teaching Experience (Part Time)

  • Bath Artists’ Studios
  • Bristol University drawing workshop, Arnolfini
  • NSEAD, Teaching Teachers scheme at Kingston
  • University, Glasgow School of Art, Bath Spa
  • University and Corsham Court, Bath
  • Bath Spa University and Bristol School of Art
  • Bournemouth and Poole College of Art and Design
  • Royal Academy Schools, London
  • Christchurch College of Art and Design, Canterbury
  • The Prince of Wales Institute of Architecture, Regent’s Park, London